Pregnancy rights take shape after ECJ ruling
- Staff on sick leave do accrue holiday entitlement, rules the ECJ. Harris, Judith; Johnson, Adam // Employers Law;Mar2009, p7
The article discusses a court case wherein the European Court of Justice (ECJ) held that staff on sick leave do accrue holiday entitlement. Under the European law, all employees are entitled to a minimum of four weeks' paid annual leave which are equivalent to 20 days for full-timers. The ECJ...
- Altmann warns outcome is double-edged sword. Salmon, James // Money Marketing;2/1/2007, p9
The article reports on the admonition of pension consultant Ros Altmann concerning the decision of European Court of Justice to force the British Government to compensate the pensioners. Altmann states that the Government has broken the 1983 European Union (EU) insolvency directive and has to...
- STATE BRIEFS. // HR Magazine;Nov2014, Vol. 59 Issue 11, p14
This section offers news briefs on labor-related issues in the U.S. as of November 2014, including a leave law for domestic violence victims in Massachusetts, a reasonable accommodation for employees who are breastfeeding in companies in Philadelphia and the use of payroll cards in Illinois.
- Evidence from Maternity Leave Expansions of the Impact of Maternal Care on Early Child Development. Baker, Michael; Milligan, Kevin // Journal of Human Resources;Winter2010, Vol. 45 Issue 1, p1
We study the impact of maternal care on early child development using an expansion in Canadian maternity leave entitlements. Following the leave expansion, mothers who took leave spent 48-58 percent more time not working in their children's first year of life. This extra maternal care primarily...
- Supervisor's insight. // Legal Alert for Supervisors;1/21/2011, Vol. 6 Issue 136, p3
The article focuses on the health care law in the U.S. wherein company employers need to give nursing mothers a room to pump breast milk for their newly born baby during office hours.
- Stalled maternity leave angers women leaders. // Lamp;2008, Vol. 65 Issue 11, p8
The article reports on negative reaction which was seen in 2008 among women leaders in the Australian nursing industry as a result of a decision from the Australian government to possibly discontinue a proposed paid maternity leave program for nurses which has been developed by the country's...
- LEGISLATIVE Scorecard. // Legal-Legislative Reporter;Mar2008, Vol. 42 Issue 3, p14
The article lists several proposed legislation of interest to the employees benefit industry in the U.S., including the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, the Savings Account for Every American Act of 2007, and the Social Security Surplus Protection Act of 2007.
- Technology and employee benefit plans: New legal issues. Richman, Ronald E. // Employee Benefits Journal;Mar1995, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p2
Summarizes some of the legal issues that may arise from technological advances in the administration of employee benefit plans and discusses various legal and practical measures plans should consider to limit their liability from advances in technology. Legal issues in choosing advanced...
- Family values: Government forces employers to do the right thing. W.J. // Air Conditioning Heating & Refrigeration News;2/15/93, Vol. 188 Issue 7, p42
Reports on the Senate's passing of the Family Leave bill and sending it on for the President's promised signature. Provisions of the bill; Opposition to the bill from many business groups; Author's rationale for supporting the bill.